Steve Alten

Steve Alten


Steve Alten is the NY Times & international best-selling author of nineteen thrillers and a rom-com (written under the pen name L.A. Knight). His MEG series has been optioned to producer Belle Avery, with the first major motion picture (starring Jason Statham) debuting in August of 2018 where it was #1 at the box office both foreign & domestic, grossing over $560 million. The sequel, MEG-2: The TRENCH debuts August 4, 2023. Steve has also optioned his novels The LOCH & GOLIATH to Belle, his original screenplay, Mr. Irrelevant was optioned by producer Ken Atchity, and his rom-com, Dog Training the American Male is in development, produced by Iris Brayden.

After being inundated with e-mail from teens who hated reading …until they read MEG, and learning high school teachers were using the novel as part of their curriculum, Steve launched (Fall 1999) Adopt-An-Author, a non-profit free teen reading program that supports teachers with curriculum materials, projects, tests, and preps for state exams. Students and teachers also receive direct access to Steve Alten via email, classroom conference calls and personal visits. Steve’s latest project is, a groundbreaking multi-media entertainment experience where members can interact with the most terrifying sea monsters and prehistoric sharks in history.



Past Shows:

  • Cryptozoology, Nessie, & Medical Rx / UFO Sightings

    Author Steve Alten discussed his writing career, cryptozoological creatures, and his medical battles. Followed by publicist and UFO experiencer Dan Harary on his sightings.More »
  • Plastic Surgery Trends / Nessie & UFOs

    Dr. Tony Youn talked about new trends in plastic surgery. Followed by author Steve Alten on the Loch Ness monster and UFOs.More »
  • Working with Exorcists/ Megalodon Monster

    Dr. Richard Gallagher discussed his work with exorcisms. Followed by Steve Alten on his MEG novel and forthcoming movie.More »
  • Sea Monsters/ Crop Circles

    In the first half, Steve Alten, the author of fifteen novels, including the MEG series and the DOMAIN series about the Mayan 2012 doomsday calendar, discussed the Carcharodon Megalodon - the most fearsome creature to ever live. Researcher Patty Greer has visited more than...More »
  • Anomalous Metal, UFOs, & Spiritual Interventions

    Earthfiles investigative reporter, Linda Moulton Howe shared reports on a top secret lab presentation on a piece of metal that allegedly came from the Roswell UFO crash, a loud strange sound combined with UFO activity, and spiritual interactions that seem to help or save people...More »
  • 'Sharkman,' Nessie, & Lake Vostok / Open Lines

    In the first half of the program, author Steve Alten talked about his latest work, Sharkman, as well as his research into Nessie and the mysterious Lake Vostok of Antarctica. Open Lines followed.More »
  • UFOs & Kenneth Arnold

    UFO researcher Paola Harris was joined by Kim Arnold, the daughter of Kenneth Arnold, the pilot who coined the phrase "flying saucer," after he witnessed a series of strange tailless craft flying in formation near Mt. Rainier on June 24, 1947. First hour guest, author Steve...More »
  • Secret Door XII

    On Thanksgiving night, George Noory opened the Secret Door to four different surprise guests: Prophecy expert John Hogue shared insights and predictions, Steve Alten discussed end-of-days scenarios. Relationship expert John Gray talked about health and supplements, and in the...More »
  • Mysterious Locations & Creatures

    Author, researcher, and archaeologist David Hatcher Childress spoke about a variety of mysterious and sometimes ancient places and creatures. There is evidence of ancient visitors to the New World, who may have come here by boat as far back as 1,000 to 2,000 BC, he said. ...More »
  • Telepathy & Technology

    Lecturer and author Dr. Nick Begich discussed the latest research on telepathy in the battlefield, where brain waves alone can give commands. First hour guest, author Steve Alten talked about his new novel, MEG: Hell's Aquarium, which deals with a devastating sea creature...More »
  • The Mayan Calendar & 2012

    Best-selling author Steve Alten returned for a discussion on the Mayan Calendar's 2,000 year old prophecy which he explored in his novels Domain and Resurrection.More »
  • Lunacy Line & Bertha

    During Open Lines, George set up a 'lunacy line' for callers who wanted to comment on the craziness they see around the world.More »
  • A Morgus Surprise

    During Open Lines George offered a 'surprise' hotline and was himself surprised when New Orleans-based television personality Dr. Morgus instantly 'teleported' into the LA studio while they were chatting on the phone. The two fielded calls together, then later in the show Morgus...More »
  • Shipwrecks & Haunted Lighthouses

    Documentarian and maritime historian Mark Gumbinger shared tales of American shipwrecks and haunted lighthouses.More »
  • The Truth About Nessie

    Author Steve Alten shared his surprising research about the Loch Ness Monster, which indicates the creature is not similar to a plesiosaurus, but rather it's a huge predatory eel-like creature.More »
  • Cyborgs and Super Computers

    Author Steve Alten spoke about technology issues, cyborgs, DNA, and super computers, as Barbara's guest on Sunday night.More »
  • Steve Alten

    Terrorism. Acts of Oppression. The threat of nuclear war. What if one madman aboard a vessel could end these fears forever? "Goliath", the latest thriller penned by New York Times best-selling author Steve Alten, is about a victim of terrorism, Simon Covah, who steals the...More »

Last Night

Biblical Prophecy / Geoengineering
Biblical Prophecy / Geoengineering
Financial analyst Benjamin Baruch discussed the world's current financial situation and how it reflects prophecy found in the Bible. Followed by activist Dane Wigington, who spoke about how geoengineering harms the environment.


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